Preview of how Hunter and I plan to collaborate! Audio track is new music used with permission from Hunter Lee Brown. It is his latest piece titled "My Father Didn't Know John Adams" (John Adams, a local Berkeley "minimalist" composer has a piece called "My Father Knew Charles Ives" 8-) ) This is zooming in from the house on a friday night shoot (our view isn't quite this good with the naked eye!) It is a span of about 48 minutes compressed into 19 seconds (~150x... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: time-lapse, san francisco, san francisco bay, bay
After a failed attempt to invade Princess Bunnydew's home base on planet Perth, Lord Montclair has retreated. With help from the Lions of Agora and the Teleprompter Device, Princess Bunnydew of the Conejito Alliance has tracked down Lord Montclair to his palace in the sky. We begin with Lord Montclair on the run after Princess Bunnydew has just drank a can of whoop@ss . . . The highest quality version is a 640x480 pixel, 30fps motion-JPEG AVI. Filmed using a canon SD-300 teeny still camera. We... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: lightsaber, saga, Conejito Alliance, drake saga
deleting files in hfs+ file systems, sigh... OK, so I was on the command line and hit "prior command" and too quickly accidentally deleted a critical video i really wanted!! so i had to try to recover the video frames from either my SD card or my laptop HD. i learned a lot -- how to "dd" both disk images, try sleuthkit/autopsy, some other recovery tools. for various reasons, nothing could find or restore the deleted video. so then i got insane. i learned more about... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Time Lapse from day of 2010 Internet Archive holiday party (at 300 Funston Ave, SF). This is our relatively new and interesting downstairs workspace where we have open work "pods" as well as little niches and couch areas for discussions and collaboration. Fun notes: You can see a large clock with spinning hands in the upper right corner! This is my longest time lapse ever -- over 8 hours recorded! There is model train set in the left area on a table that you *may* be able to see... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topic: time-lapse
2012 Transformers Camaro RS V6 Having fun with attempt to test 0-60 mph... Automatic, manual mode, traction control off, paddle shifters [Recorded with two iPhones] favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: camaro, transformers, bumblebee
After months of work, Russ finally gets his Ninja 600cc working!Hunter, Russ, and I celebrate with an 85-mile day trip during the three day weekend around Mount Diablo, through the legendary Morgan Territory.Ridden over: Oakland, Canyon, Moraga, Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Clayton, Morgan Territory, Danville, San Ramon, and home! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: decaf, cafe racer, motorcycle, honda, CB400A, harley davidson, sportster, ninja, kawasaki, farms,...
Fun picture of "The Making Of" Tracey and Hunter's one week documentary of their first AIDS LifeCycle bikeride from San Francisco to Los Angeles for charity to stop and prevent HIV/AIDS! This version was edited by Tracey from footage and images shot by Hunter Brown, Tracey, and Russ Jaquith. There are two main h.264 video files here -- both the same video. You can toggle between SD and HD qualities inside the video player. My Photo Album from the event. You can also see Hunter's... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: AIDS, biking, California, coast, charity, fundraiser, stop motion
For the Balinese collection, go to http://www.archive.org/details/Bali. Two week vacation to the glorious island of Bali, summer 2010. Bali is culturally fascinating -- full of very happy and cooperative people unlike any place I've seen. Here are some interesting tidbits/observances: Bali is an amazing isolated place whose people typically lives communally and is based off of the agriculture of rice. Despite being part of Islamic Indonesia, the vast majority (70%+) of the people are Hindu... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: bali, island, asia, vacation, time-lapse
Our great friend, Peter Lavoie, celebrated his 50th birthday at a meditation center in the Santa Cruz mountains. We made this for him! Original music "The Eastern Star Express" from Hunter Lee Brown favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: time-lapse, driving, bay area, santa cruz mountains
Promotional video I did for great animal rescue charity event "Dance for the Rescues" happening Oct. 9, 2011 See their site for more info and join us! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: animal rescue, dance, fundraiser
Short video of my 1978 Hondamatic CB400A running, with consolidated instruments and LEDs working. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: cafe racer, CB400A, hondamatic, project bike
mashups, primarily from bootie mashup or played during one of their shows. I started this after hearing the amazing DNA Lounge Live: Bootie SF: Holiday Party (2011-12-10) 6-hour show and found most of the 15 songs I couldn't stop listening to. I've added another 15 songs I've heard from other shows, etc. Much of them are from/feature: A Plus D Divide & Kreate DJ Lobsterdust Titus Jones DJ Tripp etc. ENJOY! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: bootie, mashups, compilation best of, nelly, bee gees, LMFAO, blur, katy perry, my chemical...
. Please relax and enjoy the rest of our items. This is the Internet Archive staircase in all of its otherwise uninteresting glory. yay! we can support all sorts of characters now, like "hello hello" in Thai: สวัสด สวัสด lá lá éléphant réfrigérator éléctrical testing new rack top page i will update this with an exciting staircase video of our new office oh joy ;-) favoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topic: test
Star Wars re - remastered! What is wrong with this picture? (top is 2004 DVD; bottom is 1977 version DVD) (hints: added flying object; dewback; are those *roman soldiers*?!) Here's the problem: - you love Star Wars - you like high quality restored video and audio - you are a purist and didn't like the added computer graphics (CG) junk to the 2004 DVD box set version - you want the cleaned up video and audio, but without the baggage of those changes! (See the changes in the film side-by-side in... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: star wars, remaster
Tracey and Hunter were Training Ride Leaders for AIDS LifeCycle 2009. We learned a lot about what it takes to be a TRL. We share what we've learned with you. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: biking, AIDS LifeCycle
Thanksgiving weekend flight down from SFO to John Wayne Airport, CA. It was a beautifully clear and sunny day and I poached shots on takeoff and landing. AVI is a 3 frame/second motion-JPEG. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: time-lapse, flying, plane
Spring bike ride up Mount Diablo.Also see my fun time-lapse film from that day! Video is Motion-JPEG and I replaced the audio. Video shot with Canon SD-300 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Time-lapse recording of drive from Lafayette, CA to Internet Archive in the Presidio, San Francisco, CA. About 6500 JPEGs were shot continuously at 2.4fps using the small (but mighty!) Canon SD-300 (and a tripod). I sampled 1000 images at equal intervals and created this motion-JPEG at 10fps using Cygwin mencoder. The "Motion JPEG" file is 640x480, 10fps. Expensive professional camera rig 8-): favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: time-lapse, driving
kittehs! sisters enjoying a lazy sunny noon on the bed. i kinda mostly made this to show a short(-n-sweet) example of a 16x9 widescreen HD/SD toggle-able video that we can use an example for those wanting to get their videos in two qualities at archive.org (and i love my catz) Topics: cats, purr
Time-lapse of 17 hours on Labor Day 2012 overlooking the San Francisco bay. Our downhill neighbor decided to remove a roughly 150 foot eucalyptus (that appeared to be dying) and it bumped our view of the Bay up amazingly. It's broken into 3 segments right now: (1) Canon SLR ~4:45am-10am (~3700 images) ==> 1728x1152 60fps h.264 .mp4 (~16 Mb/s) (2) iPhone4S ~10am-2:30pm (~4400 images) ==> 1296x968 30fps h.264 .mp4 (~10 Mb/s) (3) Canon SLR ~3:15pm-9:40pm (~4400 images) ==>... Topics: time-lapse, San Francisco bay, bay area, bay view
HAPPY BIRTHDAY HUNTER! This is an audio project and gift that was created by friends of Hunter. We had friends email in sound samples and stitched it together to a single audio mix. The parameters were open ended -- a favorite sound, chorus, showtune, something the submitter found inspiring or thought Hunter might enjoy. The mixers and editors were Tracey and John JP Young. Over 75 samples were mixed from about 15 people. Thank you contributors: Polaris, Taven, JP, PeterL, AnnetteF, DeyonJ,... Topics: mashup, eclectic
Celebrating National Patches Day! Some photos and videos celebrating the life of great dog of friend/coworker, the 15 year old Patches, The Wise Guest starring: Clover AKA Munchkin AKA "Trouble" Mr. Biscuit AKA Mr. B AKA "The Boss" some fun slow-mo of them running around and playing, indoor and outdoor. (if you use the inline player above, the SD versions are normal speed; the HD versions are the 4x slower speed (120fps source)) Topics: dogs, dogs playing, San Francisco, slow motion
Time-Lapse of us finally moving into and wiring up our massively updated downstairs media room, playfully named "Hyperspace". We "high fived" during the multi-step new receiver awesome self-calibration, as it went around the room speaker to speaker. Each speaker working was a total celebration -- we had wired the room 4 months prior and had never checked them since then! Nervous! I "rock out" Guitar Hero style in glee as the Evil Plan all comes together, luckily,... Topics: time-lapse, media room, projector room, redecoration, renovation
Tracey's new iron pipe "steampunk"-like vintage bulb custom lamp. Just fitted the main parts together and did some test wiring with a dimmer circuit to see how it looks and feels before a more permanent setup/install! (Oh and it won't be on a rack when it's done -- it will be wall mounted, etc.) Topics: pipe bomb, iron pipe, vintage lights, custom wiring, electrical
some fun with new ffmpeg filtergraph features. I had wanted to make a fully lit (eg: sunny) video be more like a dimly lit and blurry video -- using just filtergraph time shifts and blends. My plan/hope was to make areas of motion blur, and make areas that remained the same seem untouched. it worked! 8-) Original source was a shot of WWDC 2013 taken by Hunter Lee Brown. Script/source code is below. The gist of the code is to fidget the source to 10 seconds in, slightly smaller, and rotated 90... Topics: ffmpeg, filtergraph, filterchain, blur, experimental video
The front brake of my 1978 Honda CB400A (baby cafe racer -- AKA "decaf") went almost dead. Here, we fix it in about 30 minutes -- my first time doing more than just an oil change or electronic reworkings! 8-) We assume somehow my brake fluid has deteriorated/aged from viscous fluid to closer to water (this naturally happens over time) and/or somehow has taken in air (which will sack your brakes entirely). We open my brake master cylinder, inspect, flush clean brake fluid through... Topics: decaf, 1978 honda, hondamatic, CB400A, project bike, brake job, brake bleed, front brake,...
Sunset at friend's land, "Helios", in Mendocino, CA on a fun camping weekend! AVI is 1136x600 pixel 7-frames/sec motion-JPEG, created with mencoder from JPEG stills. I cropped for a more widescreen look and bumped up brightness via: "-vf crop=1136:600:0:0,eq2=1:0.9:0.1" Topics: time-lapse, camping
Drake Saga Remix I had fun rearranging gops (Groups Of Pictures) from my 2007 video The Drake Saga and giving it a catchy bootie mashup audio track called Justice for Billie Jean A Group of Pictures is a concept for video compression. Each one is: a full frame (AKA "keyframe" or "I-frame") (kinda like a JPEG, etc.) of a video followed by partial frames (AKA "P-frames" and "B-frames") (imagine a bunch of smaller tiles that contain parts of the video for... Topics: remix, video rearrange, mashup
"Green Magic Man" hitting the curves on Highway 1 towards the coast, Marin County, CA on Labor Day 2014 We tried "Hyperlapse", which just came out this week, for the first time [the motorcyclists in the video] No work! Topics: Green Magic Man, kawasaki, ninja, ZX-6, motorcycle, turns, Highway 1, Bay Area, San Francisco,...